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Thousands of US-bound migrants storm Guatemala-Mexico border (VIDEO)

Thousands of migrants have arrived at the Mexico-Guatemala border, with some climbing over the fence separating the two countries. US President Donald Trump has threatened to close the US-Mexico border and call in the military. More than 3,000 migrants are demanding they be let into Mexico, and ultimately through to the US, with many heard chanting “We want to work!” ...

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Israel set to deport hundreds of Congolese migrants after scrapping protection

Hundreds of migrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo are set to be deported from Israel as the government has scrapped the special status they are afforded in the country. Israel’s Population and Immigration Authority announced in a notice on its website that Interior Minister, Arye Dery, has decided to revoke the migrants’ general temporary protection status after the Foreign ...

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‘We'll close our airports!’ Salvini resists Germany’s plans to send migrants back to Italy

Rome has still not reached an agreement with Berlin on the repatriation of asylum seekers who had first registered in Italy, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said, vowing to close airports to German flights transferring refugees. “If someone in Berlin or Brussels thinks of dumping dozens of migrants in Italy via unauthorized charter flights, they should know that there is not ...

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‘Prison helped me understand’: Man who shot 6 migrants in Italy says he’s got ‘no racial hatred’

A neo-nazi extremist who randomly shot six Africans in a rampage in an Italian town thinking it would avenge the brutal murder of a young woman, now faces 12 years in jail. Luca Traini told the court he was “wrong” and is “sorry.” Traini, who is now 29, spent the morning of February 3 cruising around the town of Macerata ...

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German police bust far-right terror cell plotting attacks on migrants & ‘political enemies’

German police have arrested several far-right extremists, foiling high-profile attacks on immigrants and “people of different political views” on the anniversary of 1990 German unification. Just weeks after violence broke out in east German city of Chemnitz, police detained six young men, ranging from 20 to 30, Federal Prosecutor’s Office (GBA) has said. The suspects are said to be members ...

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‘Allez, allez, allez’: Luxembourg FM disrupts Salvini’s speech on migrants during EU meeting (VIDEO)

Italian and Luxembourg ministers engaged in a bitter argument during an EU meeting over the union’s immigration policies. Italy’s Matteo Salvini referred to migrants as “slaves,” resulting in angry exchanges. The verbal stand-off happened on Friday in Vienna. Salvini, the interior minister and leader of the anti-immigration Lega Nord, was describing how his country’s perception of undocumented immigrants from across ...

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‘You condemn us because we are not a nation of migrants,’ Orban tells EU before sanctions vote

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivered a fiery speech to European lawmakers in Strasbourg, before they began deliberations on suspending the country’s key EU rights due to his government’s policies. Orban accused the “pro-migrant majority” of having “already made up their minds” to invoke the European Union Treaty’s Article 7 against Hungary, for its treatment of migrants and minorities, and ...

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Video of Macron puzzled by ‘illegal’ migrants who say they lived in France for 8 years (VIDEO)

French Twitter users have ripped Macron apart after a video featuring his conversation with ‘illegal’ migrants, who have lived in France without documents for 8 years, went viral. Many thought the whole conversation was a farce. The exchange between the head of state and a group of Algerians in Marseille, a popular destination for migrants from North Africa, was captured ...

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500 migrants moved from French camp infamous for riots & clashes with police (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Up to 500 migrants have been cleared from a camp, near the port city of Dunkirk in France, notorious for internal gangs and clashes with police. Officials say it was part of efforts to prevent the spread of “shantytowns.” As many as 200 officers oversaw the operation on Thursday, which took place at the camp in Grande-Synthe, located just outside ...

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Hundreds of migrants stranded in Libyan camps without food due to fighting – reports

Men, women and children younger than five seeking to reach Europe have been reportedly abandoned without any food or water in the government-controlled camps in the Libyan capital as Tripoli once again plunged into chaos. The guards stationed at the centers, which mainly host people intercepted by the Libyan coast guard as they tried to reach Europe by sea, fled ...

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